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Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Linguistics (Revised in 2019)


1. DEGREE NAME AND AREA OF STUDY

Full name : Doctor of Philosophy (Applied Linguistics)
Short name : Ph.D.
 (Applied Linguistics)


2. OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM

The Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Linguistics program (Revised in 2019) aims to produce graduates who have the following qualifications:
(1) Have profound understanding in Applied Linguistics theory and be able to apply knowledge and principles related to the discipline for conducting research and working in the related fields.
(2) Be able to enhance the ability to conduct research and develop new knowledge in the field of Applied Linguistics.
(3) Be able to demonstrate leadership, academic and professional ethics and morality.


3. CURRICULUM AND TYPE OF PROGRAM

Total credit of study is 48 credits consisting of:

Category Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1 Type 2.2
Mandatory course - 9 9
Elective course - 3 (Not counted) 3 (Not counted)
Seminar course - 3 15
Free elective course - - -
Dissertation    48 36 48
Total 48 48 72

This program is an international program. The classes are taught on Mondays - Fridays. Sometimes, the classes are taught on Weekends.

Type 1.1 = Research based
Type 2.1 / 2.2 = Reseach + Coursework


4. COURSES

For Type 1.1

Mandatory Courses

 

Credits

**HS177996 DISSERTATION

48


For Type 2.1

Mandatory Courses

 

Credits

**HS177101 ADVANCED THEORIES AND PRINCIPLES IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS
**HS177102 QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS
**HS177103 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

Elective Courses
Type 2.1 students are required to take at least 3 credits of the following elective courses or additional courses offered later.

 

Credits

*HS177201 WRITING FOR PUBLICATION IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS
*HS177202 WRITING FOR PUBLICATION IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS
*HS177203 ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSE

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

Seminar Courses
Type 2.1 students are required to take at least 3 credits of the following seminar courses or additional courses offered later.

 

Credits

*HS177991 SEMINAR IN SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
*HS177992 SEMINAR IN LANGUAGE TEACHING, TESTING, AND TECHNOLOGY
*HS177993 SEMINAR IN DISCOURSE ANALYSIS AND PRAGMATICS
*HS177994 SEMINAR IN ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PROPOSES
*HS177995 SEMINAR IN CORPUS LINGUISTICS

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

Dissertation Course

  Credits
*HS177998 DISSERTATION 36

Note 1: 3 (3-0-6) = 3 Credits (Theory - Practice - Self-study)
Note 2: * = New course, ** = Revised course
Note 3: Non-credit courses must be registered as 'AU' (Auditing)

Note 4: Dissertation course must be registered as 'SU' (Satisfied-Unstatisfied)


For Type 2.2

Mandatory Courses

 

Credits

**HS177101 ADVANCED THEORIES AND PRINCIPLES IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS
*HS177102 QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS
*HS177103 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)


Elective Courses
Type 2.1 students are required to take at least 3 credits of the following elective courses or additional courses offered later.

 

Credits

*HS177201 WRITING FOR PUBLICATION IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS
*HS177202 LANGUAGE CLASSROOM RESEARCH
*HS177203 ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)


Seminar Courses
Type 2.1 students are required to take not less than 15 credits of the following seminar courses or additional courses offered later.

 

Credits

*HS177991 SEMINAR IN SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
*HS177992 SEMINAR IN LANGUAGE TEACHING, TESTING, AND TECHNOLOGY
*HS177993 SEMINAR IN DISCOURSE ANALYSIS AND PRAGMATICS
*HS177994 SEMINAR IN ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PROPOSES
*HS177995 SEMINAR IN CORPUS LINGUISTICS

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

Dissertation Course

  Credits
*HS177999 DISSERTATION 36

Note 1: 3 (3-0-6) = 3 Credits (Theory - Practice - Self-study)

Note 2: * = New course, ** = Revised course


5. SAMPLE STUDY PLAN

1st YEAR - SEMESTER 1
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1 Type 2.2

HS177101 ADVANCED THEORIES AND PRINCIPLES IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS
HS177102 QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS
HS177201 WRITING FOR PUBLICATION IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS
HS177996 DISSERTATION

-
-
-
9
3
3
3 (Not counted)
-
3
3
3 (Not counted)
-
Total 9 9 9
Cumulative credits 9 6 6

1st YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1 Type 2.2
HS177103 QUALITATIVE RESEARCH IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS
HS1779XX SEMINAR COURSE
HS177996 DISSERTATION
HS177998 DISSERTATION
-
-
9
-
3
3
-
3
3
6
-
-
Total 9 9 9
Cumulative credits 18 15 15

2nd YEAR - SEMESTER 1
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1 Type 2.2
HS1779XX SEMINAR COURSE
HS177996 DISSERTATION
HS177998 DISSERTATION
-
9
-
-
-
9
9
-
-
Total 9 9 9
Cumulative credits 27 24 24

2nd YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1 Type 2.2

HS177996 DISSERTATION
HS177998 DISSERTATION
HS177999 DISSERTATION

9
-
-
-
9

-
-
-
9
Total 9 9 9
Cumulative credits 36 33 33

3rd YEAR - SEMESTER 1
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1 Type 2.2
HS177996 DISSERTATION
HS177998 DISSERTATION
HS177999 DISSERTATION
-
9
-
-
9

-
-
-
9
Total 9 9 9
Cumulative credits 45 42 42

3rd YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1 Type 2.2
HS177996 DISSERTATION
HS177998 DISSERTATION
HS177999 DISSERTATION
3
-
-
-
6
-
-
-
9
Total 3 6 9
Cumulative credits 48 48 51

4th YEAR - SEMESTER 1
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1 Type 2.2
HS177996 DISSERTATION
HS177998 DISSERTATION
HS177999 DISSERTATION
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
Total Graduated Graduated 9
Cumulative credits 60

4th YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1 Type 2.2
HS177996 DISSERTATION
HS177998 DISSERTATION
HS177999 DISSERTATION
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
12
Total Graduated Graduated 12
Cumulative credits 72

6. QUALIFICATION

Hold a Master's Degree in a related field of study.


7. PROGRAM CHAIR

Asst. Prof. Dr. Sutida Ngonkum nsutid@kku.ac.th

 

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